Warehousing and Storage Apprentice
Reference No: 29934

Vacancy Filled

DRM Industrial Fabrics Ltd

About this opportunity

DRM Industrial Fabrics has an exciting opportunity for an apprentice who is highly computer literate with advanced excel skills to work in stock control with colleagues in this leading manufacturing company.

A normal day would include:
•Ensuring goods are clearly marked, stored, accessible and traceable through the system
•Run weekly stock checks of raw materials/goods requested by purchasing
•Loading and unloading of vehicles either manually or with the help of unloading equipment
•Handing out raw materials to the production team in the order requested by the supervisor
•Immediately reporting any shortages of stock or faulty materials
•Despatching of goods/raw materials following daily pick list and short notice requests by either taking packed and passed goods boxed by the inspection team or taking goods from stock and packing yourself
•Including all other duties involved to ensure the goods leaving DRM are on time and correct
•Booking deliveries onto the courier’s system and printing off delivery labels
•Follow health and safety procedures
•Basic maintenance and regular checks to ensure all stores equipment is in good working order
•Keeping the delivery yard clear and accessible to delivery vehicles
•Supporting the production team in any other tasks that arise

DRM Industrial Fabrics Ltd has more than 40 years of experience in the laundry sector. Their clients range from NHS trusts and commercial laundries to leading private hospitals and care home groups.

What you could go on to do:
Progress onto logistics level 3 apprenticeship and possible progression in other aspects of the business

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Growth Company in conjunction with the experienced on-site team.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet the basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team.

You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

C/4 or above in GCSE in information technology
EDCL computer qualification is desirable
A – C/4 – 9 GCSE grades in maths and English

Personal Qualities

• A positive attitude: a ‘can do’ approach, good work ethic and willingness to learn
• Able to work proactively and without direct supervision
• Team player who is happy to help others and happy to ask for help
• Flexibility and adaptability to new challenges
• Honesty and integrity
• Reliability
• Timekeeping and personal organisation
• Commercial awareness and customer focus


• Good communication skills
• Numeracy skills
• Proven high level computer literacy/IT skills
• Advanced excel skills
• Ability to work with great accuracy